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Chelsey Cope (Anna Lee / provided)

Indigo Fest music and camping festival promotes spiritual and environmental consciousness in eastern Oklahoma

Indigo Fest music and camping festival promotes spiritual and environmental consciousness in eastern Oklahoma

The first-year festival runs Sept. 22-24 at Blue Doors at Tenkiller near Gore.

Let Coburn Google that for you

Coburn’s proposed bill describes the NTIS as “tasked with collecting and distributing government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business-related information and reports.” Besides being a money pit — the service has cost more than it has made in 10 of the past 11 years — Coburn insists the NTIS doesn’t really do much and most of

Waste not

“We just didn’t have any recycling options out at the festival,” said Angela Cozby, the festival’s director. For the past six years, festival officials have worked to create a completely trash-free event. This year, that goal will be reached. “The carbon footprint at [the Festival of the Arts] is pretty large and negative, so we

Brake dancing with facts

State employees, including the corrections officers and state troopers who protect us, haven’t received a pay raise since 2006, but our country-club Republicans allocated $7 million to needlessly remodel Capitol legislative offices, including a conference room “complete with a catering area and offices.” We incarcerate over 26,000 people (27 percent for drug offenses), costing hundreds

Point: Oklahoma resources first

Weeks after the tsunami crippled Japan and caused economic and environmental damage, the reality has set in that regardless of how carefully a nuclear plant is designed, accidents will happen. Oklahoma should not be a target for new nuclear energy development. While nuclear energy generation accounts for a lower level of greenhouse gas emissions than

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